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2011 Nissan Maxima
Problems & Complaints
CarComplaints.com Notes: The 2011 Nissan Maxima is a very good reliable vehicle. Beware of Maximas from 2009, and 2004-2006 though.
The 2009 Maxima has an expensive problem where the steering lock prevents the car from starting, & costs upwards of $1,000 to fix.
Nissan Maximas from 2004-2006 have a widespread transmission defect, but judging from our complaint data, Nissan fixed the transmission problem starting with the 2007 model.
For the 2011 Maxima, so far so good!
Worst 2011 Maxima Problems by Category
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- windows / windshield problems4
- electrical problems3NHTSA complaints: 3
- wheels / hubs problems3
- interior accessories problems2
- suspension problems2NHTSA complaints: 1
- AC / heater problems1
- engine problems1NHTSA complaints: 6
- steering problems1NHTSA complaints: 2
- seat belts / air bags problemsNHTSA: 11
- drivetrain problemsNHTSA: 3
- brakes problemsNHTSA: 2
- transmission problemsNHTSA: 1
- miscellaneous problemsNHTSA: 1
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